Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 4th May 2006 15:14 UTC, submitted by mark dufour
General Development "Shed Skin is an experimental Python-to-C++ compiler. It accepts pure Python programs, and generates optimized C++ code. This means that, in combination with a C++ compiler, it allows for translation of Python programs into highly efficient machine language. For a set of 16 non-trivial test programs, measurements show a typical speedup of 2-40 over Psyco, about 12 on average, and 2-220 over CPython, about 45 on average. Shed Skin also outputs annotated source code."
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You've misunderstood. The point of PyPy is a reimplementation of all of CPython in pure-Python. The point being that it is much easier to experiment with Python code than C code.

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